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are covering the interview that has everybody talking. president obama's joint sit-down with outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. was it his official nod for her potential 2016 run? >> there's no political tea leaves to be read here? >> we don't have any tea. we've got some water here, the best i can tell. but, you know, this has been just the most extraordinary honor. >> is this payback for, let's say, bill clinton? doing such a great job for the obama campaign? >> it would have covered up the awkward fact that they're setting her up for, you know, a presidential run if they broke some news. >> i love joe biden. i think he's earned a shot at it. but if hillary clinton wants to run how do you stand in the way of history? >> joining me now is msnbc and nbc latino contributor, victoria soto. fellow at the university of texas. great to have you here in person. let's jump in to explain to everybody the bipartisan framework. there are eight different sections. let's go over the first four. contingent on securing border and combatting visa oversay, increase surveillance equipment and agents a
. >> steve: it's cuba. at this time of year it's beautiful down there. >> gretchen: president obama just laid out his plans yesterday in las vegas to fix a broken immigration system. but the specifics could put him on a collision course now with congress. or will it? peter doocy live in washington with all the details. good morning to you. >> good morning. and there are a few big differences between what the president wants to do to reform immigration and what a bipartisan group of u.s. senators wants to do and a big one revolves around the pathway to citizenship. president obama yesterday during the first trip of his second term told a crowd in las vegas that the process for illegal aliens to become u.s. citizens should be a fast one. >> yes, they broke the rules. they crossed the border illegally. maybe they i don't have stayed their visas. those are the facts. nobody disputes them. but these 11 million men and women are now here. many of them have been here for years. >> but the senate plan, which president obama applauded but did not endorse since it hasn't been written yet, calls for sec
.s. passport. say it ain't so. >>> first let's get to that joint television interview with president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton. and some revealing new details about their working relationship. listen. >> i think hillary will go down as one of the finest secretary of states we've had. it has been a great collaboration over the last four years. >> a few years ago it would have been seen as improbable. because we have that very long, hard, primary campaign. in politics and in democracy, sometimes you win elections, sometimes you lose elections. and i worked very hard, but i lost. and then president obama asked me to be secretary of state. and i said yes. and why did he ask me and why did i say yes? because we both love our country. >> let me bring in political reporter for "u.s. news and world report" lauren fox and white house reporter david nakimura. david the first sit down interview the president has done with anyone other than the first lady. why do this? why do it now? >> i think t.j. the timing is secretary of state has served for four years. now she's leaving. she's
going forward for the country is that all of us need to help president obama create his legacy which i'm sure he does not want to go down as the president bankrupts america. all of us around the table, regardless of political stripes have a great vested interest in helping him make sure that does not happen, and, of course, the role all of us can play in deciding what do we want to spend our government money on and be an influence to have our voices heard as do we really want to send 55 million dollars to i understand knee sha to help -- indonesia to help improve the infant mortality rate in indonesia when we have babies here who could benefit from that same expenditure. that's enough said. we're delighted to be a part of the american dream. i came out of the army with $800 of accumulative leave pay, and the lord blessed that into $700 million, and that comes from three things, the workers god put in my life, 70 people to help pick stock and interact with clients, and secondly, a hospitable government environment. you had a taxation and a regulatory environment which allowed me to pros
>>> this morning on "world news now," presidential praise. barack obama and hillary clinton were once political rivals. >> this morning as secretary of state clinton gets ready to leave the white house, she may be stepping down with what sounds like a presidential endorsement. it's monday, january 28th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm sunny hostin. >> happy monday, everybody. i'm rob nelson. we'll get to our top political headlines in just a second, including a bipartisan deal on one of the president's pet projects. could be some major headway being made on immigration reform, which was a big focus of president obama's inaugural address. kind of a failed promise from his first term, but gaining steam in the second. >>> also this morning, tragedy in south america. the nightclub fire that has stunned the world. what investigators are learning this morning as brazil gets ready to bury more than 200 victims and still counting. >> terrible tragedy there. >>> and the nasty winter weather system that couldn't come at a worse time. snow and ice hit the mi
to dance. don't put him on the spot. >> have you heard from president obama? have you heard from -- >> no? not yet? >> why don't all of you get down here with him. >> we'll dance with you. come on. show us something. >> side kick has one. >> do you know the squirrel dance? >> no. >> get a little wiggle in your video. can you show us that? okay. >> awesome. >> there we go. >> there you go. >> no, no, no. >> i love some of the lines in this video. he says, i'm not in a party. i am a party. >> you remember that. >> brad, did he come up with those lines or did you help him with that? >> that was him because i was -- all the people were sending e-mails. you could ask a question to the president and everybody wanted to know what political party he was in. i was trying to explain to him, okay, republicans, then there's democrats, independents. he got really distracted and bored and he was like, i'm not in a party, i am a party. >> there you go. >> way better than anything i would have ever said. >> when did it explode for you? you made it originally just for your family. now 4 million hits later
, unfortunately, under president obama's presidency. does it concern you, chief, that federal prosecutions per month in 2011 compared to those in 2010, the number of filings went down 7.9% and were down 28.8% from 2006 in federal court. does that concern you? >> i can tell you that in the baltimore police department -- >> i'm asking if those numbers concern you. >> no, because you are not including local prosecutions. i cannot stand here and tell you of a single case in baltimore county where a gun was involved that was not prosecuted. >> are we trying to pass a state or federal law today? it is a federal law we are trying to enforce. and with regard to the crimes of carrying a court -- a firearm during the violence or drug trafficking offense, those prosecutions declined. i would say that, first, we need to make sure we are doing our job. i would also note that although crime is a very important matter, we should never lose our emphasis on bringing down crime. the murder rate in america today is half what it was in 1993. we have made progress on that. and we can continue to drive those number
. >> yeah, i don't either. i don't know how she passes on and turns the people down that want her to. >> how close to the surface is it as the father of daughters, i very much want her to run. the iconography if i of president obama is a success and even her run in 2008 was hugely important. how clear is she about her potentially historic role and the fact that as a woman she would become so important? >> it's part of the fabric of her life. she connects on that level in every single place she's visited, you know, 12 corrupts and almost a million miles. she always does a town hall meeting or a meeting with women. it's part of who she is, and she feels that historic role. i think when you look at it as a pragmatic political fact of life for democrats, notwithstanding the extraordinary role that will joe biden has played and continues to play as the partner to the president, this would be the one way to, after eight years of the obama administration, to be historic and somewhat of an outsider and a break-through candidate, and it would be one way to run against some new fresh blood in the repu
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